from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Work ornamented or covered with studs.
- n. The supportive framework of a wall or partition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Brickwork interspaced with studs; construction with alternating bricks and studs.
- n. That which is made or held by means of studs, especially in armor; brigandine-work, jazerant-work, or other process for producing garments of fence by means of ordinary textile fabrics or leather set with studs. See cut under brigandine.
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